Who is this programme for?
This programme is for those interested careers in the areas of business and management. It develops a systematic, broad, analytical and integrated understanding of and capability in key aspects of business.
Year 1 includes Business Projects 1 (Context and Frameworks), Introduction to Business Management, Information Technology, Systems Thinking, Project Management. Year 2 includes Business Projects 2 (Value Chains), People and Organisations, Process Simulation and Design, Exploiting Capital and Managing Risk, Purchasing and Distribution. Optional Sandwich Year (Work Placement) Final year includes Strategic Analysis and Strategic Management, Consultancy Project/Thematic Dissertation Project, Leadership, Developing Quality Products and Services, E-Business Innovation and Evolution.
Skills and experience gained
The University provides access to books, journals and computer equipment with general software through the libraries across all three campuses. Students can access these no matter where their programme of study is located. Through its portal and Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), students have access to timetables, teaching material, electronic journals, emails, as well as general support and advice. These resources, along with the expertise of the teaching staff, are the backbone of the material you will need to engage with to develop as a student in the School of Engineering. The programme of study you will embark on will move you from a student to a professional, with an array of skills, knowledge and expertise in developing solutions. You will develop as an independent learner, with a vast array of transferable skills, with understanding how to use knowledge and skills in alternative situation. The programme of study is designed to ensure that students have the confidence and competence to make business judgements based upon knowledge and understanding of the business environment. You will develop an ability to analyse and conduct research into organisations, business management and administration. In particular, students explore the changing external environment in which organisations operate, with particular reference to the knowledge economy and the nature of commerce in the region. You will expand you knowledge and ability to analyse and research subject matter both familiar and unfamiliar to make balanced, critical and constructive judgements of the views and opinions expressed by others. The course will ensure you have a sound capability with IT and understand its potential for commercial exploitation in e-commerce of all varieties.
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Last updated September 25, 2017